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No. 86


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
Manitoba


Memorable
Manitobans


Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator / Private Grain Elevator (Bradwardine, Municipality of Riverdale)

Link to:
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A wooden grain elevator in Bradwardine, in the Municipality of Riverdale, was constructed in 1927 by the Bradwardine Cooperative Elevator Association as part of the Manitoba Pool Elevators network. A wooden crib annex was built beside it in 1948. The facility closed in July 1980 when the CPR Lenore Subdivision was abandoned. The building was sold to a local farmer.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1927-1928

J. R. Morrison

1928-1929

J. H. Johnston

1929-1941

R. H. Johnston

1941-1942

M. Farncombe

1942-1963

L. A. Lindsay

1963-1977

Lloyd G. Miller

1977-1979

Ron Byers

1979-1980

Doug Chambers

Photos & Maps

Bradwardine Grain Elevator

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Bradwardine (July 1992)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Grain Elevator Inventory, slide 2246.

Bradwardine Grain Elevator

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Bradwardine (July 1992)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Grain Elevator Inventory, slide 2248.

Bradwardine Grain Elevator

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Bradwardine (March 2007)
Source: Neil Christoffersen

Bradwardine Grain Elevator

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Bradwardine (September 2014)
Source: Jean McManus

Bradwardine Grain Elevator

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Bradwardine (July 2015)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.99733, W100.46799
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

“Notice of intent to dissolve Bradwardine Co-operative Elevator Association,” Rivers Gazette Reporter, 20 January 1982, page 6.

A History of Grain Elevators in Manitoba by John Everitt, Historic Resources Branch, Manitoba Department of Culture, Heritage and Tourism, circa 1993.

Manitoba Pool Fonds, S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University.

We thank Neil Christoffersen for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Jean McManus.

Page revised: 14 June 2017

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